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Reverend Tara Granados sitting next to a large teddy bear with Richmond's Hope written on it

Advent Day 11: An Advent message from Richmond's Hope

11 December, 2019

To mark the eleventh day of Advent, we are highlighting the wonderful work of Richmond's Hope, a charity that provides support for children and young people aged 4-18 years old who have been bereaved. The ...

Group of people at St Rollox Church in Glasgow who have previously been funded by the Go For It fund

Kirk seeks name suggestions for new Growth Fund

9 December, 2019

The Church of Scotland is asking for suggestions on what to name the new Growth Fund, which was agreed as part of the radical action plan by the 2019 General Assembly. The fund will seed ...

The cast all together

Advent Day 7: The Nativity comes to life in Hamilton

7 December, 2019

Characters from the Nativity will be bringing some Christmas cheer to events around Hamilton this Advent starting with today's Reindeer Parade in the town centre. Drama Kirk actors, who use theatre to help people to ...

Rev Brian Casey with crosses representing the deaths of drug users

Crosses planted in church garden for drugs death victims

6 December, 2019

Hundreds of wooden crosses for people whose deaths were drugs related are being planted in a church garden today. The memorial at Springburn Parish Church in Glasgow is a stark reminder of the toll that ...

Rev Jenny Adams

Advent Day 6: A prayer by Rev Jenny Adams

6 December, 2019

As we prepare for the coming of God's Son during this season of Advent, Rev Jenny Adams, the minister of Duffus, Spynie and Hopeman Parish Church, has written a prayer on our theme for this ...

Very Rev Dr Susan Brown

Minister urges tiny acts of kindness to others

4 December, 2019

A Highland minister is encouraging people to engage in tiny acts of kindness in the run up to Christmas. Very Rev Dr Susan Brown has launched an online "Reverse Advent Calendar" to try and make ...